Issue of September 12, 2021

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City records 13 Delta cases w/ 732 contacts

Baguio City now has a total of 13 Delta variant cases of the Covid-19, one of them already died, with more than 700 individuals linked to them as possible additional cases of the more transmissible variant.

MISS BAGUIO 2021 BEAUTIES -- The 21 lovely candidates for the search for Miss Baguio 2021 were presented to the press on weekend, as the pageant was scaled down and handled by the City Tourism and Special Events Office and supported by Sangguniang Kabataan Federation Baguio chapter and the Baguio Weddings & Suppliers Organization, which made sure proper health and safety protocols were observed in every stage of the event. The coronation is set at the Baguio Convention Center on Sept. 30. -- Ofelia Empian

The Department of Health has recorded over a million people who were infected with the Covid-19 since the first detected case in March 2020, yet to this day, many still do not believe that the virus exists or vaccines can save lives.

It was on the second day of rescue and retrieval operation for two individuals who were buried by a landslide in Loacan, Itogon, Benguet on Aug. 17 when Pat. Cyrus Backeng and his K9 partner, Zeus, were dispatched to join the operation.

Licoben, Rafael row on GM post lingers

The House Committee on Energy has called on the National Electrification Administration Board of Administrators to strictly comply with its own rules in the selection of general managers of electric cooperatives (ECs) and with the status quo within the Benguet Electric Cooperative until all issues on the selection of its general manager are resolved.


The city government, through the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza),is planning to secure a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the rehabilitation of the city’s 35-year-old sewage treatment plant in efforts to service the entire city and improve the quality of its wastewater.


SMART CITY COMMAND CENTER -- The city government of Baguio led by Mayor Benjamin Magalong formally inaugurated the Smart City command center at the Baguio Convention Center on Sept. 10. The center now provides access to data and information necessary for the city’s upkeep including digital opportunities and solutions. -- Art Tibaldo
SABLAN BOUNTY -- Municipal employees of Sablan, Benguet display some fruit varieties which are grown and produced in the municipality during the commemorative program of the 7th Fruit Festival in the municipality last week. This is the second year that Sablan cancelled grand festivities due to the pandemic. -- Redjie Cawis

SRA FOR HEALTHCARE FRONTLINERS -- The Department of Health is prioritizing the release of the special risk allowance of healthcare workers serving Covid-19 patients such as these two workers detailed at the Sto. Niño community isolation center. The Senate Committee on Health chaired by Sen. Bong Go has requested DOH to expand the coverage of the special risk allowance to cover as many eligible healthcare frontliners. -- Harley Palangchao
TIONG SAN ADOPTS GARDEN PARK -- Homegrown Tiong San group of companies has adopted the Garden Park found near Km. 0 in downtown Baguio. City Administrator Bonifacio dela Peña, Coun. Elaine Sembrano, Mayor Benjamin Magalong, together with Imelda Lao, Jasper Golangco, and Store Manager Jenny Vi-Balas of Tiong San attended the turnover of the Plaza Garden Park to the city as part of the Adopt-a-Park Program led by the City Environment and Parks and Management Office under Atty. Rhenan Diwas.
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UNDER REVIEW -- A special committee is reviewing the controversial split decision loss of Filipino female mixed martial artist Denice Zamboanga to Ham Seo-hee in the quarterfinals of ONE atomweight women’s world Grand Prix in Singapore on Sept. 3. Fans and athletes, are claiming that Zamboanga won the fight. -- ONE photo


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